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By Will Fritz
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Ynez Road improvements to include roundabout, widening

 

Last updated 7/11/2018 at 3:43am



Temecula drivers could find some relief to their rush hour traffic woes on Ynez Road in the coming years.

The city plans to add a roundabout at the often-congested intersection of Ynez Road and La Paz Street, then follow it up with a project that will widen Ynez through the Los Ranchitos neighborhood, where it’s currently only a two-lane road despite being a major north-south route through Temecula’s west side.

City officials already authorized bids for the roundabout at the beginning of June. Construction is expected to cost around $425,000, and is to be paid for by the developer of th...



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tomsuttle writes:

A roundabout at Ynez/LaPaz. Quite an interesting traffic experiment. Very much an increasingly busy intersection, some may have thought a traffic signal more apropos. But, maybe not. From what I've seen, roundabouts work nicely at low to low-moderate traffic sites. They're kinda cute in a trafficy sort of way. But I've seen instances of considerable confusion among the uninitiated encountering busy roundabouts for the first time. I guess we're gonna see.

 
 
 

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